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February 2019

Spectrum Theatre Presents: “Lift Every Voice”

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 2:00pm

The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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$10 – $15

SPECTRUM THEATRE COMPANY, Austin’s only African-American theatre company, will present a special Black History Month program, “Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of African-American Literature.” The program will be performed at 2 p.m. at the Vortex Theatre, 2307 Manor Road, on Saturday February 9 and Saturday, February 16. Admission is $15 general admission and $10 for students and seniors, and no advance reservations are required (tickets will be sold at the door). This special performance of “Lift Every Voice” is a…

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Corps Multiple in Residency at The VORTEX

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

The French company Corps Multiple is back at The VORTEX and The Butterfly Bar Austin! After performing their first production (UN)ROOTED at The VORTEX last december, they are back on the outdoor stage for 2 special sets on Saturday, February 2nd and Saturday, February 9th, 6-8pm. They will present immersive improvisation sessions, using live contemporary music, dance and singing. Come dive in their creative process and enjoy a beautiful and playful performance. FREE!

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The Black Composers Concert: The African Diaspora

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

FREE annual concert from Austin Chamber Music Center in honor of Black History Month. The 16th year of this annual event explores the African diaspora. The program is curated by Artina McCain, winner of an Austin Critics Table Award for the 2018 Black Composers Concert. Featured composers this year include Chevalier de Saint-Georges, William Grant Still, and Tania León. FREE and open to the public. RSVP at Eventbrite.com

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The Black Composers Concert: The African Diaspora

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

FREE annual concert from Austin Chamber Music Center in honor of Black History Month. The 16th year of this annual event explores the African diaspora. The program is curated by Artina McCain, winner of an Austin Critics Table Award for the 2018 Black Composers Concert. Featured composers this year include Chevalier de Saint-Georges, William Grant Still, and Tania León. FREE and open to the public. RSVP at Eventbrite.com

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Queen Tribute Choir

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NW Hills United Methodist, 7050 Village Center Dr.
Austin, 78731
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$16 – $2019.

Rock It Choir ATX is hosting a Queen Tribute Sing-Along Concert that takes place in May - rehearsals start Sunday, Feb 10th! For ages 16 to 160! NO auditions! NO reading sheet music! We Will, Rock You!... and teach you how to sing legendary Queen songs! Membership includes an epic Queen Tribute Concert T-shirt, 12 weekly rehearsals, fun group voice lessons, Ninja Mind Mastery Coaching to silence the inner critic and set your mind and voice FREE! And more! Join…

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Saccharine Sundays with Honey Son

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

An evening of music in the vein of lo-fi/soul/R&B. Honey Son is a solo performance by Mars Wright, whose live set involves a toolkit of instruments, loopers, samplers, synths, and effects to craft sound and scenery that compliment sweet, syrupy vocals. 6-8pm FREE

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“F#@K This Week!” – Free Comedy Mondays @ New Movement Theater

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The New Movement Theater, 616 LAVACA
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Hey! Last week sucked and this week has potential to suck to right? So here’s the deal, let’s get ahead of the curve and say Fuck This Week. Every Monday at 8PM our crack team of comics will take your complaints, worries, and stresses and turn them into improvised gold on the TNM stage. You’re lucky we’re hear for you to vent to, otherwise you’d have to make light of your struggles yourself. But don’t worry, we love you and…

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Coldtowne Theater Presents ‘Schtick!’ – Comedy Open Mic For New Material $5

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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FREE

It's good, it's bad, IT'S UGLY, but that's the unique charm of Coltowne Theater's comedy open mic every Monday night from 10 p.m.-midnight! Come check it out for yourself.

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Austin Academy of Burlesque Winter Showcase

February 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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$15 – $35

Come see the tomorrow's burlesque stars in their debut numbers at the Winter 2019 Student Showcase! See how much burlesque magic these students and performers can whip up in 6 weeks at the Austin Academy of Burlesque! www.austinacademyofburlesque.com

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Bluegrass Night – 8:30 pm Mondays @ Radio Coffee & Beer

February 11 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free

World class string players assembling in random rotation to play old bluegrass standards – none of those newfangled modern originals.

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Evil Modern Trio

February 11 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

Come hear Evil Modern Trio every Monday in February at the Butterfly Bar. Jazz from classics to modern!

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The Michael Hale Trio w/Mac McIntosh @ The Continental Club Gallery

February 11 @ 10:30 pm - 1:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

The Continental Club Gallery, 1313 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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FREE

One of Austin's little dirty secrets is that Monday is as good a night to go out as any. We don't judge. If you're out and looking for a jazzy, mellow show with no cover, come check out Michael Hale on drums, Jimmy Blazer on upright bass, Ross Margitza on piano, and Mac McIntosh with incomparable vocals at the Continental Club Gallery upstairs on South Congress!

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Wake Up, Brother Bear!

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 21, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 21, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 21, 2019

ZACH North, 12129 N Ranch Rd 620 North, Suite 10
Austin, TX 78750 United States
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$12

Wake Up, Brother Bear! moves ZACH’s Moody Foundation Theatre for Families series off the main campus, to ZACH North, under the direction of Carolyn Dellinger from the Magik Theatre in San Antonio. Theatre for the very young uses music, art and hands-on sensory experiences to connect children to literature. Wake Up, Brother Bear! is a unique, intimate production geared toward children ages 6 and under. Watch Brother Bear and Sister Bear experience a full year of glorious seasons: together we see a waterfall…

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Poetry on the Plaza: Black History Month

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Free

Join us for a poetry reading to commemorate Black History Month. A special case of related archival materials will be on view in our second-floor lobby. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Read about the display case at https://ransom.center/fugitive-findings

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atCentral: Joe Nick Patoski & Austin to ATX

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, 78701
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Free

Austin-based writer and Texas historian Joe Nick Patoski launches his latest book, a gonzo history of the City of the Violet Crown, titled AUSTIN TO ATX: THE HIPPIES, PICKERS, SLACKERS & GEEKS WHO TRANSFORMED THE CITY OF AUSTIN. Patoski will read from and discuss the book with Austin American-Statesman writer Michael Barnes, followed by a book signing. Legendary Austin musician and songwriter Jon Dee Graham will perform a short set of Austin songs. Books will be available for purchase on site…

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Loverboy Comedy Improv @ ColdTowne Theater Every Wednesday

February 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

ColdTowne Theater, 4803 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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Loverboy uses real dating and relationship stories to inspire their fast-paced and exciting improv show. Each performance features a different guest storyteller that will delight the audience with their most shocking, cringe-worthy and downright hilarious tales of dating gone wrong (or right!)

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Buzzkill at the Buzzmill Every Wednesday at 9 pm – FREE!

February 13 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Buzzmill, 1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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FREE

Every Wednesday, the Buzzmill coffee shop turns into a packed comedy venue for Buzzkill at the Buzzmill, hosted by the refreshingly blunt and awesome Katie Pengra.

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Whisler’s Valentine’s Day

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Whisler’s, 1816 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

This Valentine’s Day, whisk that special someone away to Whisler’s. We’ll be featuring a special bubbles and booze menu for the evening and giving out chocolates, flowers and hand-made love bundles served with our love-themed cockatils throughout the night. Find your fortune with Tarot readings by La Mystica or get pulled away to Mezcalería Tobalá (opening at 6 pm) where the legendary Seresse burlesque performers will be entrancing all evening with a performance in the main bar at 10:30 pm.…

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Robi Polgar Live Music

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Weekly
The Butterfly Bar Austin, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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Free

You can find Robi strumming and singing his Brit-pop hits every Friday for your happy hour listening pleasure! Start the weekend off right with a cold cocktail and an order of you favorite tune on Robi's song menu. 

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Bennie Wheels & “WALKIN’ THE LINE”

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bastrop Opera House, 711 Spring Street
Bastrop, 78602-0691
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$20

Bennie Wheels and "WALKIN' THE LINE" is the Ultimate Tribute to Johnny Cash, June Carter and The Tennessee Three, is the Nation's #1 and most authentic representation of The Man In Black in his "Folsom Prison" era prime!  Seeing is believing, and when you go"Walkin' The Line" with Bennie Wheels, there's no doubt that Johnny Cash's spirit lives on! Tickets sold out fast last season, so get yours soon!

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Anastasia

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until February 17, 2019

Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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$30

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Austin at last!   From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman…

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run. by Nia & Ness

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722 United States
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$15 – $35

run. by Nia & Ness TWO NIGHTS ONLY! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15   8PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16  8PM www.VortexRep.org The VORTEX is proud to present the Austin debut of run. by Nia & Ness for 2 nights only, February 15-16, 2019. run. is a dance-poetry story of two, black, out-lesbian women in a committed relationship, navigating the daily struggles and joys of life. These Brooklyn-based artists return to The VORTEX after their stand-out performance at last year’s Austin-based OUTsider Fest. They invite…

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Austin Trail Rides at White Fences Equestrian Center

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until March 31
White Fences Equestrian Center, 10908 Jones Rd
Manor, 78653 United States
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$85

Imagine horseback riding through migrating monarch butterflies and bluebonnets. Stopping to watch red-tailed hawks flying above you as you rest under oak trees. With miles of trails through rolling hills and forest trails, you can experience the beauty of rural Texas. You’ll have the joy of connecting with nature from aboard a gentle and experienced horse. Guided group trail rides are available at our Manor location, just 15 minutes from downtown Austin. Rides are generally held to a walking or…

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

February 16 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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January 23-March 3
ZACH Topfer Theatre, 202 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$25 – $165

(Adult Humor and Content) Lift up your hands for the most groundbreaking, heart-stomping, gut-busting character ever to grace the stage! Created by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is “the most exciting rock score written for the theatre since, oh, ever” says Time Magazine. Winner of two Obie Awards and four Tony Awards®, Hedwig tells the story of “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall-smashing East German rock ‘n’ roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of…

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Aphra Behn’s The Rover

February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday and Friday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 2, 2019

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In 1677, poet, translator, libertine, and sometime spy for Charles II, Aphra Behn was the first published professional female playwright in the English language. Her play The Rover, or the Banish’d Cavaliers was wildly popular in the Court, but Behn was dismissed by critics as scandalous, lewd, and morally depraved, due to her frank address of female sexual longing. The Rover on its surface is a fresh, lighthearted, and remarkably modern sex romp, detailing the amorous adventures of dashing English…

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